WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Stoughton, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 21. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 13 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861. Private. Sick in hospital at Bowling Green, Kentucky, 17 Sep 1862. Taken prisoner at Chickamauga, Georgia. Died of dysentery in Andersonville Prison 1 Sep 1864. Buried in grave 7532. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-4, 259-2; red book vol 20 p 32) (Buslett p388) (Ager p296) (RWV p809) (Ulvestad p304) (“Prisoners who died at Andersonville Prison” Atwater List, publ 1865) “Lawson, Mads”